California passes toughest greenhouse gas emission curbsCalifornia is poised to make the nation's strictest carbon emission controls even tougher, with a bill to cut greenhouse-gas discharges to 40 percent less than 1990 levels by 2030 now headed to Gov. Jerry Brown.
Tesla adds more powerful battery optionUPDATED: 8/23/16 4:08 pm ET - adds details Tesla is giving its fans another thing to get charged up about with the introduction of a 100-kilowatt-hour battery pack for both the Model S sedan and Model X crossover.
Tesla cooperating with French authorities investigating car fireUPDATED: 8/16/16 4:17 pm ET - adds stock close Tesla Motors is cooperating with French local authorities investigating a fire involving one of its Model S cars during a test drive in Biarritz, it said on Tuesday.
VW eyes SMA Solar storage systems in cooperation talksVolkswagen is in early talks with German solar power equipment maker SMA Solar about working together, the companies said, as the automaker pushes ambitious electric car plans to overcome its diesel emissions scandal.
China proposing California-like mandates for EVsChina will consider mandates that carmakers produce more electric vehicles or purchase carbon credits from their peers, potentially emulating California's system and transitioning from a subsidy-driven approach to catalyzing cleaner cars.
Michigan owns Tesla stock despite sales ban, report saysThe State of Michigan may have a ban on direct sales of Tesla vehicles, but the Michigan Department of Treasury has 339,623 shares worth $72 million invested for state retirement funds in Tesla Motors stock, according to a published report.
Tesla opens flagship store in San Francisco's 'Auto Row' ahead of Model 3Tesla marked the opening of its largest North American sales, service and delivery center in San Francisco, a key market from which the EV maker will introduce its Model 3 sedan late next year.
Average U.S. fuel economy rises slightly in July, study findsThe average fuel economy of new cars and light trucks sold in July in the U.S. edged up 0.1 mpg from the previous month to 25.4 mpg, a University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute report said.
Reborn Karma will have factory stores
Karma Automotive plans to start selling its new Revero four-door coupe through a handful of high-end franchise dealers sprinkled around the country, plus a small network of factory-owned “brand experience centers.”